• Traditional Lagana recipe (Greek Shrove Monday Bread)
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    Traditional Lagana recipe (Greek Shrove Monday Bread)

    Serves: 8

    Time: 40 minutes (plus 1 1/2 hour rise time)

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Let me start by saying that’s it’s a shame that Lagana is only eaten once a year! Lagana is a delicious Greek flat-bread, which is very similar to focaccia and […]

  • Authentic Greek Fava recipe (Yellow Split Peas Puree)
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    Authentic Greek Fava recipe (Yellow Split Peas Puree)

    Serves: 6

    Time: 1 hour

    Difficulty: Beginner

    A delicious traditional veggie dish straight from the island of Santorini! Creamy and super tasty, the perfect starter for a cold winters day. If you’ve been looking for a fava […]

  • Greek-style Octopus recipe (Xtapodi)
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    Greek-style Octopus recipe (Xtapodi)

    Serves: 4

    Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    For many years I have been wary of cooking octopus at home, even though I was a huge fan when visiting my local tavern, especially during the annual summer island hopping! That is until one day I just decided to get over my fears and give it a try!

  • Crispy Fried Calamari recipe (Kalamarakia Tiganita)
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    Crispy Fried Calamari recipe (Kalamarakia Tiganita)

    Serves: 4

    Time: 15 minutes

    Difficulty: Beginner

    Crispy and perfectly seasoned fried calamari (kalamarakia tiganita) recipe! A favourite Greek meze that is served in every fish tavern (Psarotaverna) and you should really give it a try at […]

Traditional Lagana recipe (Greek Shrove Monday Bread)

Traditional Lagana recipe (Greek Shrove Monday Bread)

Serves: 8

Time: 40 minutes (plus 1 1/2 hour rise time)

Difficulty: Beginner

Authentic Greek Fava recipe (Yellow Split Peas Puree)

Authentic Greek Fava recipe (Yellow Split Peas Puree)

Serves: 6

Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Beginner

Greek-style Octopus recipe (Xtapodi)

Greek-style Octopus recipe (Xtapodi)

Serves: 4

Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Crispy Fried Calamari recipe (Kalamarakia Tiganita)

Crispy Fried Calamari recipe (Kalamarakia Tiganita)

Serves: 4

Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Traditional Greek Easter Lent recipes

Leading up to the Great Easter Sunday is the traditional 40 day lent, during which meat and dairy products are substituted with plentiful amounts of vegetables, fish and seafood. Browse through my handpicked collection of tasty, healthy Easter Lent recipes and discover a new treat for you to enjoy every day of the week!



Traditional Greek Easter Lent recipes

Perfect Lenten Chocolate Brownies!

Perfect Lenten Chocolate Brownies!

Serves: 8

Time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Who doesn’t love brownies? Soft, moist and extra fudgy with a shiny slightly crackled crust. A homemade goodness for the whole family. And with this recipe you can enjoy them […]

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Scrumptious Lenten Apple Pie Recipe! (Greek Milopita)

Scrumptious Lenten Apple Pie Recipe! (Greek Milopita)

Serves: 6-8

Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Who doesn’t love this ultimate classic dessert? The flaky crust, the scrumptious juicy filling.. A homemade goodness for the whole family! So the idea of a Lenten apple pie, with no eggs, […]

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Delicious Lenten Greek Honey puffs recipe (Loukoumades)

Delicious Lenten Greek Honey puffs recipe (Loukoumades)

Serves: 4 (25-30 pieces)

Time: 50 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Little bites of heaven! An amazing Greek dessert that despite being an indulgent delight still complies with the dietary instructions of the Lenten season! These traditional Greek sweet little honey puffs […]

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Greek Octopus and onion stew recipe (Octopus stifado)

Greek Octopus and onion stew recipe (Octopus stifado)

Serves: 5-6

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

The traditional Greek octopus stifado recipe! We all know and love the classic Greek rabbit or beef stifado, but this very easy and simple to prepare octopus stew is the perfect […]

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Amazing Lenten Chocolate Sponge Cake!

Amazing Lenten Chocolate Sponge Cake!

Serves: 15

Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

The most moist and rich Lenten chocolate cake that despite being an indulgent delight still complies with the dietary instructions of the Lenten season! If you have ever tried making a […]

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Country-style Greek Potato stew recipe (Patates Yahni)

Country-style Greek Potato stew recipe (Patates Yahni)

Serves: 4

Time: 40 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

If you just love potatoes this rustic Greek potato stew is a definite must try! This classic Greek potato stew recipe (Patates Yahni) is the brightest example of how Greek cuisine takes […]

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Delicious Briam recipe (Greek mixed Roasted Vegetables)

Delicious Briam recipe (Greek mixed Roasted Vegetables)

Serves: 6

Time: 2 hours

Difficulty: Beginner

Simplicity is perfection! This amazing traditional briam recipe (Greek roast vegetables) is the brightest example of how Greek cuisine takes the simplest ingredients and with literally no effort transforms them into a finger licking dish! Discover all the secrets behind this traditional delight here…

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Crispy Fried Calamari recipe (Kalamarakia Tiganita)

Crispy Fried Calamari recipe (Kalamarakia Tiganita)

Serves: 4

Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Beginner

Crispy and perfectly seasoned fried calamari (kalamarakia tiganita) recipe! A favourite Greek meze that is served in every fish tavern (Psarotaverna) and you should really give it a try at […]

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